The Kellys and the O'Kellys.London: Chapman & Hall, 1859 Stock Code: 79601
Second edition of Trollope's second novel, in practice the earliest obtainable as the first edition, published in three volumes in 1848, is a great rarity (last listed at auction in 1979).
With the Ingram family armorial bookplate which is likely to denote the ownership of John Henry Ingram (1842-1916), a literary critic, and the biographer and editor of the works of Edgar Allen Poe, about whom Ingram and Trollope shared a correspondence.
Octavo. Original linen cloth printed in black and red, complete with the 32-page publisher's catalogue at the rear.
Spine darkened, covers generally rubbed, tanned and mottled, dampstain to rear cover, some loss to cloth at spine ends, joints and hinges a little frayed but holding fine, faded titles restored by hand in black ink to spine.
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